2017 Summer Tour
Playing Under The Stars This December with special guest Bahamas
JACK JOHNSON and his band return this summer playing all your favourite songs outdoors, under the stars, touring in support of his forthcoming studio album, All The Light Above It Too.
Last here in 2013, Jack Johnson 2017 Summer Tour will see Johnson performing at some of Australia’s finest outdoor venues including Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Brisbane’s Riverstage, Perth’s stunning Kings Park and Botanic Garden and on the Sydney Opera House Forecourt this December.
Playing to 270,000 fans across 19 shows on his recent North American trek, fans can expect to hear plenty of classic Jack including ‘Better Together’, ‘Flake’, ‘Banana Pancakes’, ‘Taylor’, ‘Sitting, Waiting, Wishing’ and more, plus songs from the new album.
Joining Jack Johnson in Australia will be special guest and his own Brushfire Records labelmate, Bahamas.
Tickets for all shows go on sale at 11am Monday, September 11.
Telstra Thanks is bringing an exciting 48-hour pre-sale just for Telstra customers from 10am Wednesday, September 6 until 10am Friday, September 8. For more information on how to purchase, visit: Telstra.com/jackjohnson.
For complete tour and ticketing details, including a special ticket + album bundle, visit: livenation.com.au.
Jack Johnson’s songwriting over the years has been a rare balance of quiet introspection and thoughtful observation. Born and raised in Hawaii where he grew up surfing and playing guitar, Johnson released his debut album Brushfire Fairytales in 2001. Since then he has released another six studio and two live albums that have sold in excess of 25 million copies worldwide. In Australia he has sold 1.2 million albums and had four albums at #1 including 2005’s hit, In Between Dreams.
All The Light Above It Too is the seventh studio album for the multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter and the follow-up to 2013’s From Here to Now to You. This latest offering finds Johnson returning to the stripped-back, home-grown feel of the four-track recordings that launched his career more than 17 years ago. While his long-time bandmates Adam Topol (drums), Merlo Podlewski (bass) and Zach Gill (piano) accompanied him on several tracks, Johnson handled most of the instrumentation on his own, sculpting many of the songs around his graceful guitar performance. All The Light Above It Too will be released here on September 8.
Jack Johnson and his Brushfire Records label and touring crew have been leaders in the greening of the music industry. Johnson and his production team, alongside Reverb, will continue to pave the way in green touring practices with extensive sustainability programs at every show. On the 2017 tour, additional greening actions include sourcing sustainable biodiesel for tour vehicles, producing up-cycled and eco-friendly merchandise and expanding waste reduction, composting and recycling. Through Johnson’s All At Once campaign, the Summer Tour will support a number of non-profit partners and will engage fans to take action in support of sustainable local food systems and plastic free initiatives. Fans can visit these partners in the Village Green and participate in the greening actions at each show. Leading up to each show our All At Once partner Tangaroa Blue will be hosting volunteer beach clean-ups in each concert city. Sign up for Jack’s newsletter for details.